Blogs International

Image of the Day: Rains in Assam of Elephant Proportions

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2012

Unusually severe floods from the monsoon rains have swept through the state of Assam in India.

Trillions at Stake in Sea Level Rise for 20 Global Port Cities

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2012

Assessment of sea level rise exposure in major port cities around the world finds $3 trillion currently at risk.

Image of the Day: ‘Supertrees’ Super Useful in Singapore

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2012

Giant metal supertrees add to the urban garden that Singapore is creating in its Gardens by the Bay project.

Image of the Day: Bringing Beekeeping to New Heights

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

Urban bee keeping is becoming more popular around the world, with hives even atop the Opéra Garnier in Paris.

Image of the Day: No Cuddling with Cuttlefish in Future?

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

The giant Australian cuttlefish is a near-threatened species, according to the updated IUCN Red List.

Image of the Day: Greening Roofs With White Paint

  • Published: Jun 30th, 2012

White roofs in cities could prevent the world from emitting billions of tons of CO2, according to the White Roof Project.

Image of the Day: Mayflies’ Short Life Getting Even Shorter

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2012

A new study in the U.K. has shown that warmer water temperatures are speeding the mayflies' metabolism and life cycle.

Image of the Day: Rowing Not So Gently Down the Stream

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2012

Rising temperatures, lack of rain and wind cause an outbreak of blue-green algae on a lake in China.